Consecutive Game Hitting Streak to End One’s Career

As Derek Jeter winds down his stellar career with a mediocre at best final season, he’s managed to find one last burst of youthful ability. Coming into today’s game, he had fashioned a seven-game hitting streak. That streak ended with an 0-for-4 in the Yankees’ 9-5 loss to Baltimore. If Jeter had managed to keep … Read more

Homering and Cycling … the new Biathlon?

Coming into Friday night’s action there had at least 237 cycles in major league history, and there have been at least 510 instances of a batter hitting at least three homers in a game.  It takes a pretty unique skill set to accomplish both in a career. Here are the players to have done so: … Read more

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